School briefs


Candidate forum planned

The Douglas County School District Accountability Committee will host a school board candidate forum from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Sept. 12 at Douglas County High School.

The evening will begin with introductions from all candidates for the November 2013 election, followed by questions from former Parker Mayor David Casiano.

Douglas County High School is at 2842 Front Street in Castle Rock.

Panel seeks new members

The Douglas County School District Accountability Committee is seeking applicants to fill one parent and one community member vacancy, as well as a newly created middle school teacher position.

The electronic application is available at The application submission period closes Sept. 15. 

For more information, call Dorinda Hedin at 303-387-0099.

Two new charters open

Two new schools open in Douglas County this month.

Aspen View Academy in Castle Rock’s Meadows neighborhood opened Sept. 3.

The second campus of American Academy in Parker will hold its first day of classes Sept. 23. The original American Academy is in Castle Pines.

Both new facilities are charter schools.


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